Dermaserv, a division of Tranzderm Solutions, provides services that enhance the delivery of actives for the cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries. 

Capabilities that enhance the encapsulation and delivery actives include the following:

  • Pre-formulation testing  of actives for skin delivery
    • Physicochemical characterization, solubility, and stability studies
  • Preparation and characterization of delivery vehicles and formulations
    • Liposomes, micelles, emulsions, nanoparticles, and other carriers
  • Topical and transdermal formulation development
    • Formulation optimization using factorial design
  • Skin penetration and skin retention studies, including chemical and physical enhancement strategies
    • Skin partitioning studies and vitro using studies with animal and human skin
  • Feasibility studies for topical and transdermal delivery 
    • Small and macromolecules, such as peptides, proteins, oligonucleotides, and DNA
  • Topical bioavailability and biodistribution studies 
  • Skin irritation studies and in vitro studies for efficacy and safety
  • Pre-clinical pharmacokinetic studies 
  • Formulations for skin cancer treatment and prevention 
  • Pre-clinical development of drug and vaccine delivery system